Last week I was talking with a friend about my hairstylist, and not 60 seconds later her assistant called me to remind me of my upcoming appointment. Just a few weeks prior I was sitting and chatting with my team about an industry acquaintance and within five minutes he walked around the corner and sat … Continue reading R.S.V.P?
“Mom, she sounds like you.” My daughter said to me on Saturday night, as we watched Taylor Swift in concert from the floor of a packed stadium in Santa Clara. “What do you mean?” I asked. Because, I mean, I love to sing and all, but I own the level of badness that is my … Continue reading SHAKE IT OFF (AND JUST BE HAPPY).
It’s Monday, the second full week of August, and I’m sitting on my living room floor working while my kids play with their legos nearby. I can hear them negotiating as they create a story that is at the same time ridiculous and yet totally believable; a world with its own unique set of rules. … Continue reading FOUR FIVE SECONDS (OF SUMMER)
“That’s silly, you can’t ask for what you want,” my son said last week. I pulled over, stopped the car, turned around and looked him dead in the eye. “Oh no buddy. You can absolutely ask for what you want. In fact, if you don’t, you’re unlikely to ever get it.” This led to a brief … Continue reading WHAT YOU WANT (BABY YOU GOT IT)
Today I celebrate the tenth birthday of my daughter. She’s ten. A decade. 3,652 days (you know, plus leap years?) old. Parenthood, well that escalated quickly. But seriously, when people say “the days are long but the years are fast,” they aren’t fucking kidding. I still remember her birth with fresh pain, and can still … Continue reading HEY MAMA